Energy & Climate Intelligence Unit Informed debate on energy and climate change. en-GB Mon, 19 Apr 2021 15:52:00 +0100 Mon, 19 Apr 2021 18:04:41 +0100 US Climate Summit - what to expect Mon, 19 Apr 2021 15:52:00 +0100 On Thursday this week, President Biden – just 93 days into his term of office – welcomes 40 heads of government to a Leaders’ Summit on Climate. COVID: emissions drop, but not from land and agriculture. Why? Fri, 26 Mar 2021 16:30:00 +0000 Emissions from green and pleasant land remain steady Industrial Decarbonisation Strategy – not quite firing on all cylinders Wed, 17 Mar 2021 14:45:00 +0000 Government strategies were expected to answer serious questions on getting to net zero, does the first hit the spot? Green Homes Grant: timeline and four lessons to be learned Tue, 16 Mar 2021 14:54:00 +0000 What can the Government take away from the Green Homes Grant and apply to its successor, and what should it avoid? Budget 2021: Tackling the green jobs dilemma Thu, 04 Mar 2021 10:16:00 +0000 Despite aims to support jobs, the 2021 Budget failed to tap the potential of green employment Scrapping the Green Homes Grant will see less than 50,000 measures installed Fri, 26 Feb 2021 14:11:00 +0000 Flagship energy efficiency scheme could see only a fraction of the 600,000 target measures installed, if it is scrapped in March as media reports suggest. Energy bills: getting the balance right Wed, 10 Feb 2021 09:57:00 +0000 Rebalancing levies on energy bills is seen as an enabler of clean heat, what could it look like? What to look for in the Government’s buildings decarbonisation plan Mon, 25 Jan 2021 17:00:00 +0000 Will the long-awaited Heat and Buildings Strategy deliver? There is more than 'low wind' behind our electricity system woes Wed, 13 Jan 2021 10:21:00 +0000 A growing number of margin notices are the result of years of slow progress on upgrading the grid No, Net Zero will not ‘cost 10 million jobs’ Tue, 12 Jan 2021 16:18:00 +0000 Reports of 'staggering' job losses raised eyebrows, but were they right? The road to Glasgow, what to expect in 2021 Tue, 29 Dec 2020 06:00:00 +0000 In 2021, in the context of Covid-19 recovery, we are looking a year ahead to the most important climate change summit since the Paris. This blog outlines the long road to COP26. Climate Ambition Summit 2020: a good start but much more needed in the year to COP26 Wed, 16 Dec 2020 08:00:00 +0000 This blog explores what happened a the Climate Action Summit 2020, what did it achieve and what happens next?